Heol Hamlin Maes Hyfryd project

Charter/POBL Housing

To transform 'bare' green spaces on a small housing
scheme in Abergevenny into attractive, interactive and environmentally
useful spaces by creating a number of mini wildflower meadows,
food and plant growing areas.

Visitor Information

Haeol Hamlin
Abergavenny
Sir Fynwy
NP7 6AQ

We will be running a series of events throughout the project including the creation of a wild flower meadow, litter picking and food growing sites. Activities will include:
• Cleaning up the area
o Regular litter picking
o Vegetation Removal
• Design Workshops
The first event will be a Community Fun Day held on Friday 26th April from 11 to 3pm where we will be creating a mural and installing planters on the site. All are welcome to join.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Our next community event will be the preparation of the Wildflower meadows on Saturday September 21st from 12 to 4pm, We will be preparing the space and bordering the area that will be designated for seeding in October. We will also have a workshop with a food grower from Abergavenny Community Enterprise Project offering advise and guidance on how to grow your own vegetables and creating a community food growing space.

Get in touch

Photos of the site

Proposed Wildflower area

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Mural Workshop

Friday, April 26, 2019

Newly added planters

Friday, August 2, 2019

Completed wildlife mural

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Mural completed

Sunday, August 4, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
We held a children's competition to design traffic calming signs near the play area. Installed this month with pics to follow. 02/08/2019 - 16:00 25 Mostly families or children under 12
Wildflower preparation event and food growing workshop. September 21st. 2 meadows will be prepared ahead of seed planting in late October. 21/09/2019 - 15:15 50 Mixed ages
Enlisted support of Monmouthshire Council and Countrywide to prepare ground for wild flower meadows at September event 02/08/2019 - 12:15 5 Mixed ages
Planning meeting Enlisted support of Abergavenney Community Enterprise Partnership to run food growing workshop at September event 25/05/2019 - 12:15 6 Mixed ages
We held an event that brought residents together. Installed two planters, created a wildlife mural and marked out the wildflower meadow. 26/04/2019 - 11:15 45 Mixed ages
Community Day Friday 26th April 11 to 3pm 26/04/2019 - 11:15 0 Mixed ages